Defunding curbed access, but 'nowhere to turn' goes too far
Says Scott Walker's defunding of Planned Parenthood "left women across the state stranded with nowhere else to turn" for cancer screenings, breast exams and birth control.
No specific coverage for trans-gender people
Wisconsin's non-discrimination law "doesn't protect members of the trans-gender community."
Claim is broader than the data
"At some point in their lives, 99% of women use birth control."
Republican votes helped put it over the top
Wisconsin was the "first state to ban public and private sector employment discrimination based on sexual orientation."
No data available comparing cities
"Milwaukee has the second-highest" number of children recovered from sex trafficking.
Data collection required, but no requirement on health care workers
Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."
Yes, but humans are study's purpose
Says the federal government could save $175,587 by eliminating a study of the "connection between cocaine and risky sex habits of the Japanese quail."
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